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Phyllodocites

Taxonomy
Phyllodocites was named by Geinitz (1867).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Phyllodocites Geinitz
1975Phyllodocites Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusPhyllodocitesGeinitz 1867

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. Hantzschel 1975Curved or meandering trails, similar to Nereites, up to several cm wide; consisting of narrow median furrow (about 5 mm wide); smooth or articulated, flanked on either side by oval lateral markings, mostly overlapping one another, somewhat irregularly but closely placed, resembling “foliaceous outgrowths.”